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 Question 286106: find the square footage of the lot to be seeded. the house measures 51ft 8in by 25ft 4in. the garage is 31 feet 6in by 20feet. the driveway is 32feet by 30feet. the rectangular inground swimming pool is 100 feet by 40. the garden is 40 feet by 30 feet. the basketball area is 40 feet by 40 feet Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 286270: how do you explain the open ended problem a rectangular room is 12 feet wide and 18 feet long .what is the area of the room ?. Click here to see answer by dawnhannah(7)

 Question 286329: What are the length and width of the garden? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 286489: the perimeter of a rectangle is 74 inches. If the width is doubled and the length is halved, the new rectangle will have a perimeter is 76 inches. What are the dimensions? Click here to see answer by texttutoring(324)

 Question 286700: An interesting method for solving quadratic equations came from India. The steps are: (a) Move the constant term to the right side of the equation (b) Multiply each term in the equation by four times the coefficient of the x^2 term (c) Square the coefficient of the original x term and add it to both sides of the equation (d) Take the square root of both sides (e) Set the left side of the equation to the positive square root of the number on the right side and solve for x (f) Set the left side of the equation to the negative square root of the number on the right side of the equation and solve for x Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 285279: an angle whose vertex is the center of the regular polygon and whose sides pass through consecutive vertices, is called what? i put apothem? but im not sure. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 286783: A right triangle has legs with lengths of 25 cm and 37 cm. Find the length of the hypotenuse. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 286917: hello, i am having great difficulty with trigonometry. can u please help by providing a step by step solution to the following question. thank you very much. Question: A ship sails 12 km due north of a port and then sails 14 km due east. (a) How far is the ship from the port? (b) How much further east will it have sailed when it is 30 km from the port? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 286953: what is the dimensions of a rectangle that has a perimeter of 122. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287110: a triangle has a base of 8 cm and a height of 12cm Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 287191: A rectangular field is 80 m long and 60 m wide. If fence posts are placed at the corners and are 10 m apart along the 4 sides of the field, how many posts are needed to completely fence the field? (A) 24 (B) 26 (C) 28 (D) 30 (E) 32 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287273: An athlete runs 105cm south and 80cm west. How far is he from the starting point? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 287275: A young man 150cm tall cast a shadow that was 200cm long. His father's shadow cast at the same time of day was 240cm long. How tall was his father? Click here to see answer by sharon1948(6)

 Question 287271: A flag pole 24 foot high is 10 foot away from the base of its anchor cable. How long is the anchor cable? Click here to see answer by sharon1948(6)

 Question 287398: find the length of a side of a square whose area is 300cm^2 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9671)

 Question 287402: The hypotenuse of a right triangle is 16 inches longer than the shortest side and 8 inches longer than the remainig side. Find the dimensions of the triangle Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 287478: A large piece of rectagular fabric that is 3ft. wide and 4ft. long. What is the perimiter of each fabric? Click here to see answer by unlockmath(1599)

 Question 287595: A square is inscribed inside a quadrant of a circle of radius 10 cm. Calculate the area of the square. Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 287582: If a ball and a cube have the same volume, what is the ratio between the surface areas of the ball and the cube? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15649)

 Question 287659: If you have a peice of paper that is 84" x 84". You are trying to make a box our of it and cut our squares in each corner. What is the maximum volume the box can be? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16877)

 Question 287594: The area of the smallest square that will contain a circle of radius 4 is A) 8 B) 16 C) 32 D) 64 E) 128 Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 287667: COMPARING AREAS A WIRE 390 IN. LONG IS CUT INTO TWO PIECES. ONE PIECE IS FORMED INTO A SQUARE. THE OTHER PIECE IS FORMED INTO A CIRCLE. IF THE TWO FIGURES HAVE THE SAME AREA, WHAT ARE THE LENGTHS OF THE TWO PIECES OF WIRE (TO THE NEAREST TENTH OF AN IN.) THANKS. Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 287584: Find the area of the circle inscribed inside the triangle with all three sides of length 12. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 287782: A meter stick is held perpendicular to the ground. It casts a shadow 1.5 meter long. At the same time, a telephone pole casts a shadow that is 9 meters long. How tall is the telephone pole? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 287782: A meter stick is held perpendicular to the ground. It casts a shadow 1.5 meter long. At the same time, a telephone pole casts a shadow that is 9 meters long. How tall is the telephone pole? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287762: The length of a rectangular flower bed is 11 ft. less than 3 times its width. The area of the bed is 20ft^2. Find the dimensions of the flower bed. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 287949: A ranger in fire tower A spots a fire at a direction of 32°. A ranger in fire tower B, which is 22 miles directly east of tower A, spots the same fire at a direction of 58°. How far from tower B is the fire? (Hint: Draw a picture of this one.) I need help with this problem. We can not get an answer from our instructor about how to solve it. Thank you. Carro Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 287987: Circles A, B, and C are externally tangent to each other. AB= 10 cm, BC= 12cm, and CA=16. Find the measures of the radii of circles A, B, and C. C>A>B Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 288043: A square and a triangle have equal perimeters. The lengths of the sides of the triangle are 6.2 cm, 8.2 cm and 9.6 cm. What is the area of the square in centimetres? a) 24 b) 25 c) 36 d) 48 e) 64 Click here to see answer by toidayma(44)

 Question 288210: A water sprinkler sprays water over a distance of 40ft, while rotating angle of 1550ft.What area of the lawn recieves water? I know I should be working with an area of 360 degrees? I have the possible answers to this and have been working on it all day, but cannot get the correct answer or near? Thank You Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 288306: Two squares have sides of lengths x cm and( 2x + l) cm. The sum of the perimeters of the two squares equals 88 cm. The length of each side of the larger square is (a) 7 (b) 15 (c) 29 (d) 57 (e) none of these Click here to see answer by stanbon(57323)

 Question 288311: the altitude of a right triangle splits the hypotenuse into two segments of length 4 and 16. what is the length of the altitude? Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 288308: A rectangular container with base 9cm by l1 cm has a height of 27.5 cm.Assuming that water expands l0% when it freezes, the depth, in centimeter to which the container can be filled so that when the contents freeze, the ice does not go above the top edge of the container, is (a) 24.75 (b) 25 (c) 25.25 (d) 25.5 (e) 26 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 288387: One leg of a right triangle is 2 more than twice the smaller leg. If the hypotenuse is 1 inch more than the larger leg, find all 3 sides. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 288371: A 3-ft.-wide sidewalk surrounds the outside of a rectangular plot that measures 20 ft. by 30 ft. Find the area of the sidewalk. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 288428: the sides of a parallelogram have lengths of 12 cm and 15 cm. find the lengths of the sides of a similar parallelogram with a perimeter of 90 cm. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 288432: The sum of the angles of a regular polygon is 5940, how many sides does the polygon have? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 288576: A dog tied to the corner of a house that is 10 m long and 7 m wide . his leash is 5 m long . determine ,to the nearest square meter the largest area over which the dog may roam. a 16 b 20 c 59 d 79 e 350 Click here to see answer by texttutoring(324)

 Question 288606: A square and an equilateral triangle both have area of 16√3.Find the ratio of the length of the square side to the length of the triangle side. (Round your answer to the nearest hundredth) A) 0.25 B) 0.66 C) 1.52 D) 4 E) none of these Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 288793: The width of a rectangle is 1 and its perimeter is 14. Find the measure of a diagnonal of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 288802: Objective: Apply the Pythagorean Theorem The width of a rectangle is 1 and its perimeter is 14. Find the measure of a diagnonal of the rectangle. Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 289065: If a box is 2 meters high 3 meter long and 1.5 meter wide what is its volume? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 289204: a chessboard has an area of 100 square inches. what is its perimeter? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 289248: A rectangular playground is 32 feet long and 14 feet wide How many feet of edging are needed to enclose the playground Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

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